The Lafayette United Methodist Church was established in 1855 and made its home in a number of historic…More buildings in Lafayette until 1927, when they moved into the town's school house. The old school bell tower can still be seen and has been designated as a historic landmark. Children of the church's parishioners are allowed to ring the bell each Sunday morning before services.
The church buildings house several different entities and groups, including the church's Joyful Beginnings Preschool, the Jr. High After-School Mentor Center, ESL classes, Senior Citizens luncheons, and Wednesday evening Bible classes as well as Sunday evening youth programs.
Rancho Colorados Swim Club 3016 Rohrer Dr, Lafayette, CA94549 Founded in 1970, The Rancho Colorados Swim Club is located in a more rural area of Lafayette, below rolling…More foothills and fabulous houses. Rancho Colorados offers recreational sports in a leisurely environment. The lower grounds include a large multi-lane swimming pool with a diving board. The upper grounds are home to tennis courts. The club was recently renovated to include new landscaping, a new clubhouse, new courts and a new BBQ area.
Situated at the very west end of Mt. Diablo Blvd. and established in 1946, Orchard Nursery originated as a pear…More orchard. More than 50 years later, the nursery houses a bountiful selection of rare and unusual plants, flowers and trees, including anything from cherry trees to ferns to tiny pots of heather for the garden.
The Lazy K Gift House is a source for exceptional gifts and home décor. Orchard’s Full Service Flower Shop offers a greenhouse full of spectacular foliage and a lovely collection of orchids and blooming plants. Staff can assist with creating custom pieces for weddings and special events.
The displays along, from the basics to the exotic, are a breathtaking part of the shopping experience. Each fall, the garden center bustles with classes, live music, farm animals, and pumpkins galore while indoors, the main store is transformed into a Holiday Wonderland offering gifts, accessories and ornamentation from around the world. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable and ready to help with any questions.